Entries tagged Drama, Romance and War

  • The Aftermath Review

    It’s hard to talk about The Aftermath without comparing it to another film about a love triangle set against a World War II backdrop: Casablanca.

    It’s hard to talk about The Aftermath without comparing it to another film about a love triangle set against a World War II backdrop: Casablanca.
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  • The Exception Review

    This feature feels as unfortunately akin to the sort of show you’d stumble across on the smaller screen circa the early 90s.

    This feature feels as unfortunately akin to the sort of show you’d stumble across on the smaller screen circa the early 90s.
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  • Pierce Brosnan to team up with Goldeneye director for new movie

    It’s a James Bond reunion – of sorts. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ex-007 Pierce Brosnan and Goldeneye director Martin Campbell are set to make a new film together, over twenty years since their Bond collaboration. The title? Across the…

    It’s a James Bond reunion – of sorts. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ex-007 Pierce Brosnan and Goldeneye director Martin Campbell are set to make a new film together, over twenty years since their Bond collaboration. The title? Across the River and Into the Trees; based on the 1950 book of the same name by Ernest Hemingway, the plot sets our protagonist in Venice at the end of the second World War. The grizzled American colonel falls in love with a younger Italian woman; he is…
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  • An interview with Suite Française director Saul Dibb

    One thing that struck me with Suite Française was how much of a sweeping, epic feel it had to it all. Were there any particular films that you would refer to, or inspired you, while making the film?

    I don’t think there was anything in…

    One thing that struck me with Suite Française was how much of a sweeping, epic feel it had to it all. Were there any particular films that you would refer to, or inspired you, while making the film?

    I don’t think there was anything in particular, really; I guess the biggest inspiration, the obvious one, was the book [by Irène Némirovsky] – the fact that it was written at the time, and it didn’t have this benefit of hindsight which a lot of films about war seem to have. There was an…
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